Hi I have been diganosed with IBS for a short time now. It isnt easy. (You all know it) Well I have been seemig to be watching my weight(alot). Do you gain weight from having IBS? I am so scared. Will I be able to keep on with my sports in high school?
Hello!I have only reciently been diagnosed with ibs, and am still going through the tests to make sure it isn't anything else, but i too gained weight, but it seems to only be around the abdominal area - so i did look as though i was three months pregnant, now luckily its more like two, but i was told it was due to having periods of time where i didn't eat anything at all, and the body goes into recovery, and lays down a few layers of fat, to keep itself going.Don't know if that relates or not, but it was the reason for my weight gain
Have you thought that perhaps your weight gain is the main cause of your IBS and not vice versa?I noticed that if I eat regularly, i.e. breakfast, lunch, evening meal and didn't snack in between, hey ho! All Better!Example:Breakfast:wholewheat cereal or muesli with semi skimmed milk and no/very little sugar.Lunch:1 chicken salad sandwhich, 1 apple and some grapesEvening meal:Steamed fish, boiled/steamed potatoes or rice, mixed vegetables or crispy salad with a natural yoghurt with chopped bananawould help you all greatly.
Hey I have noticed myself gaining weight too, my weight bounces back and forth and it is not fun. As you know. Right now I weigh more than I ever have ugh. Good luck, I know how you feel I am a really strong athelete too, but I am not playing anything right now (i'm a senior) because of IBS, I hope you can get through the seasons!
because my ibs was soo bad yesterday,i just didnt eat as much. i lost 5 pounds. but man, i was soooo hungry. the thought of pizza and ice cream just made me craving like crazy. how do you all handle your ibs?
when i first got ibs-d, i weighed about 155, and was about 5'7 in tall...I had a lot of muscle weight from horse-riding and cheerleading. Within a month of ibs, i lost a looot of fat, from the diarhea, but i also lost water and muscle, so before they got me on pamine, i lost almost 30 lbs...but it helped, and i gained back some weight...everytime i have an attack, i lose like 5lbs, but gain it right back though...
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